Renting an apartment in Japan doesn’t have to be difficult. Learn more about the GaijinPot Bilingual Brokerage Assistance service.
By Rebecca Quin on December 12, 2014
Living in Japan or know somebody who does? Here’s how to send a nengajo and win top culture points for 2015!
By Rebecca Quin on November 20, 2014
Grab a book from one of the sleek shelves of this bookstore/‘zakka’/café’ and try not to spill any of your delicious lunch on it.
By Rebecca Quin on November 16, 2014
Head to Coco Farm & Winery for this year’s popular autumn Ashikaga wine festival.
By Rebecca Quin on November 13, 2014
If Shimokita feels mainstream to you, here’s a list of places in Tokyo that you might never have heard of but should definitely visit.
By Rebecca Quin on October 15, 2014
Why is it that the simplest things are always the hardest to find?
By Rebecca Quin on October 4, 2014
Follow these 4 tips to avoid making any cultural mistakes at your next Japanese wedding.
By Rebecca Quin on September 18, 2014
Don’t do this if you actually want to see the tuna auction.
By Rebecca Quin on September 10, 2014
Sometimes going away makes you realize how much you miss home.
By Rebecca Quin on September 5, 2014
5 key words (or sounds) that will have you speaking fluent Japanese in no time.
By Rebecca Quin on August 29, 2014
Wander through charming pre-war alleyways and sample some of the finest niku-man in Tokyo on a walking tour of Kagurazaka.
By Rebecca Quin on August 8, 2014
Finally found someone to respond to your online dating profile? Here’s 5 creative first date ideas to make that everlasting impression.
By Rebecca Quin on August 1, 2014
Japanese convenience stores are a life saver when you first move to Japan. Here’s a rundown of out top 5 konbini in Tokyo.